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Oriental Tankers Ltd. (Standard Transp. Co. Ltd.), Hong Kong
James J. Maguire - (1939-1953)

See her as : Stanvac Nairobi - (1953-1962)

 
Launch of the "James J. Maguire" in February 1939 at the Cantieri Riuniti dell'Adriatico,
Monfalcone Yard, Italy. In 1953 she became the "Stanvac Nairobie".
Scrapped at Innoshima 25.09.1962.
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8 Nov 1940: the tanker "James J. Macquire", having hit a mine in the Thames Estuary, being taken to dry dock for repair.
Bob Jarvis wrote:
"Cargo carrying capacity 15,000 tons aviation spirit. Owned by Standard Oil of New Jersey. Registered Hong Kong.
Commandeered at outbreak of the war and placed under Esso, England.
Mined in 1940 in the Thames Estuary. Did not sink and was escorted to Tilbury docks for repairs. I immediately transferred
to another Esso tanker, the m.v. Voco, for voyage back across the Atlantic to load cargo at the New Jersey refinery."
 
"James J. Maguire" at Lytteltons Oil Wharf, probably in the 1940's.
( Photo by : Rex A'Court )
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"James J. Maguire".

Name:
JAMES J. MAGUIRE
Type:
Motonave cisterna
Owner:
Standard Oil Co. New Jersey
Yard number:
1207
Ordered:
13/06/38
Launch:
20/02/39
In service:
05/05/39
GRT:
10388
DWT:
14900
Length:
154.42
Beam:
11.28
Depth:
21.26
Propulsion:
Diesel engine
Power:
3600 SHP
Speed (M/h):
14

Additional information Starke & Schell registers :

JAMES J. MAGUIRE - 1939   BR    1M (aft)     (13)
10,525 GRT For Oriental Tankers, Ltd., Hong Kong     490.4 x 70.0
Tanker buillt by Cantieri Riuniti dell'Adriatico, Monfalcone  (5)  #1207   167242
1940 - Oriental Trade & Transport Co., Ltd., London
11/18/1939 Mined but repaired
1953 - STANVAC NAIROBI, s/o re-engined, tank section renewed and lengthened 11,643 grt, 527.4'
1955 - Standard-Vacuum Transportation Co., Ltd., London
Broken up at Innoshima 1962 by Sangyo Shinko K.K., delivered. 25.09.1962.

Ship Report for "JAMES J. MAGUIRE"
IDNo:
1167242
Year:
1939
Name:
JAMES J. MAGUIRE
Launch Date:
20.02.1939
Type:
Tanker
Date of completion:
05.1939
Flag:
GBR
Keel:

DWT:
Yard No:
1207
Length overall:
Ship Design:
LPP:
149.5
Country of build:
ITA
Beam:
21.3
Builder:
Riuniti Adriatico
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Monfalcone
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1D-13

Owner as Completed:
Oriental Tankers Ltd, Hong Kong

Subsequent History:
[ 1953 Lg 160.7 mtr, 11643grt ] - 1953 STANVAC NAIROBI.

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Innoshima 25.09.1962.

History:
ON  
ID  
Year built
Name  
Tons  
Name change  
Main Owner
167242
1167242
1939
JAMES J. MAGUIRE   
10525
Oriental Tankers, Ltd.
167242
1167242
1939
STANVAC NAIROBI
11643
1953
Oriental Trade & Transport Co., Ltd.

Vessel Name:
STANVAC NAIROBI
Vessel ID:
500116310
Vessel Type:
Steamship
Tonnage:
11,643 gross
Owner:
STANDARD VACUUM TRANSPORTATION CO. LTD.
Built:
1939
Engine:
Motorship
Date of Fate:
1962
Type of Fate:
Broken up
Abstract:
Ex JAMES J. MAGUIRE-1953.